Friday 17 March 1905, St. Patrick's DayUS date format: 3/17/1905, UK date format: 17/3/1905
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
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- Eleanor Roosevelt marries Franklin Roosevelt in New York.
- Albert Einstein publishes his paper ''On a heuristic viewpoint concerning the production and transformation of light'', in which he explains the photoelectric effect using the notion of light quanta.